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Balkh municipality collects 300m afghanis revenue

Balkh municipality collects 300m afghanis revenue

Jan 19, 2015 - 17:01

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The municipality of northern Balkh province on Monday claimed achieving 90 percent of its annual revenue target for the current solar yearinfo-icon, which ends on March 21, but residents believe there is room for improvement.

Speaking at an accountability conference, Mayor Mohammad Younus Moqim told Pajhwok Afghan News his office had collected 300 million afghanis in annual revenue this year. He said 280 million afs were spent on development projects.

Ten kilometers of road construction and 40 kilometers of footpaths asphalt were part of the development projects implemented by the Habitat financial support, he said.

Moqim said that connecting Mazar-Kabulinfo-icon highway with Karta-I-Sulh township of Mazar-I-Sharif city and construction of third police district building was also completed during the ongoing year.

He said 70 percent of work had been done on an underground metro system that was currently being implemented in Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital.

But residents criticised municipality officials for ignoring balance in the development of different city neighbourhoods.

For his part, Moqim said connecting the Mazar-Kabul highway with the Karta-i-Sulh town and construction of the third district police complex had been completed.

He said it was impossible to asphalt all roads and streets of the city in a year but the projects would be implemented one after another.

mds /mud


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